What Happened on March 25, 1917

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Canadian flying ace Billy Bishop claims his first victory, shooting down and mortally wounding German Leutnant Theiller

Famous Birthdays

  • Nancy Barbato Sinatra, first wife and life-long friend of Frank Sinatra, born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2018)
Born in 1917

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Storrs Mead, American educator (b. 1832)
1917 Highlights

About March 25, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries